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    I can buy it from that one and only hardware...

    I can buy it from that one and only hardware store, or I can order it online.
    I ordered some from Amazon, it was $32 for a gallon.
    I didn't check at Walmart.com.
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    11882 I was at the other end of the highway...

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    I was at the other end of the highway today so I stopped in at the hardware store to see how much boiled linseed oil cost. $38 per gallon. What I ordered on Amazon was a bit less expensive....
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    I assumed you went through some trial and error,...

    I assumed you went through some trial and error, and that you used a few different combinations that didn't work.
    I also assumed that you were somewhat of a teacher and experimenter. I also thought...
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    I had an old Mercedes diesel. Everything "power"...

    I had an old Mercedes diesel. Everything "power" on it runs on vacuum. Door locks, trunk release, etc. It had a mechanical fuel pump and injector pump. If you rigged up a pneumatic starter on it, an...
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    I just put a fuel pump in my '88 Cherokee daily...

    I just put a fuel pump in my '88 Cherokee daily winter driver. Cherokees are great vehicles.
    Mine is straight six, five speed, 4x4, two door. Just the way I like them.
    If it blew a head gasket, I...
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    Here is some good reading on why linseed oil...

    Here is some good reading on why linseed oil would work so well for this.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linseed_oil
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    I did read post number one! I read it a couple of...

    I did read post number one! I read it a couple of times. I even copied it and saved it so I could read it again in the future.
    You said "It just won't work." Referring to any variation on your...
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    After a little research, the big difference I can...

    After a little research, the big difference I can find between boiled linseed oil and neatsfoot oil is that boiled linseed oil is a drying oil, while neatsfoot oil is not.
    It seems that this would...
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    I acquired the "commode gasket" from my tote of...

    I acquired the "commode gasket" from my tote of plumbing stuff. I could drive the 15 miles (30 miles round trip) to the other end of the road where there is a hardware store, and see if they have...
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    Thanks for the response. Certainly you wouldn't...

    Thanks for the response.
    Certainly you wouldn't say,

    Unless you tried it and know for sure that it won't work.
    Just like you certainly wouldn't say that something would work unless you tried it...
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    Thank you KYRatShooter! This thread is exactly...

    Thank you KYRatShooter!
    This thread is exactly what I was looking for, and the reason I joined this forum.
    I like doing things myself, and I like saving money.
    I would love to own a pair of Filson...
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